Residential Support Worker

Job Description

$46 p/h + superannuation


About the role:

We are currently seeking a casual Support Worker to join our Residential Care team in Rockhampton. Our Support Workers will assist young people living in our homes ensuring each person receives individualised support and care to promote physical, emotional, and psychological wellness.

What does a typical day look like?

  • Provide opportunities for children and young people to develop and learn life skills appropriate to their age and ability.
  • Engage with young people to support them in all aspects of life, both in the home and wider community.
  • Implement strategies identified in the care plan and participate in the review of care plans to ensure young people have clear, relevant, and achievable goals.
  • Support planned contact and connectedness to family as approved by child safety services.
  • Support social, recreational, educational and health activities for young people in line with their individual care plan.
  • Work collaboratively with other residential staff and others involved in planning the best care and ensuring continuity and consistency of care.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Full COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention/Community Services or equivalent or working toward this qualification (proof of enrolment required).
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) completed or scheduled prior to commencement of employment. Available through ACQ.
  • Hope and Healing Modules (10 modules) completed prior to commencement of employment.
  • Ability to obtain a Blue Card (working with children check positive notice or exemption)
  • Ability to obtain a Yellow Card (disability services positive notice or exemption notice) 

Who we are:

For almost 40 years, our truly local team of professionals have worked with people from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs to support them in living their best life. AnglicareCQ is a not-for-profit, purpose-driven organisation – and we give effect to that purpose through our staff. We endeavour to make the most ordinary things extraordinary – simply by doing them with the right people.

AnglicareCQ offers a diverse scope of interdependent and inter-related career paths which enables staff mobility and growth. Careers with AnglicareCQ are from a wide range of disciplines including leadership, community services, child protection, housing, and support services. We serve communities in and around Rockhampton, the Capricorn Coast, Gladstone, Biloela, Moura, Blackwater, Emerald, Barcaldine, and Longreach.

What you will bring to the role:

  • A passion and genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of Central Queenslanders.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • The ability to identify and embed solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a high-performance framework where you are accountable for KPIs on program delivery and outcomes, within a face-paced solutions focussed environment.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills.
  • A strong communicator, able to quickly build rapport and influence across a diverse range of people.

What are the benefits of working for AnglicareCQ? 

We have a common purpose throughout our organisation to serve the people of Central Queensland, to help them live their best life. AnglicareCQ offers the opportunity to engage in meaningful employment and be part of a holistic team that supports people in our local communities.  

  • We offer the opportunity to work within an organisation committed to social change.
  • We have a supportive and pragmatic management team.
  • Professional development and study are encouraged and supported.
  • We offer a professional work environment filled with passionate, diverse and driven people.
  • We provide access to health and wellness programs for all staff.

Have questions? Call or email our Recruitment and Onboarding Officer to learn more:  

Kirby Lee 

(07) 4837 5393